Carolyn Russell


I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.8 Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing.
2 Timothy 4:7

Missionary Carolyn R. Russell, resident of Columbus, Ohio passed from Labor to reward, November 26, 2019 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital. She was born January 26, 1944, to Mr. William Albert &Mrs. Sarah Rebecca Russell, in Keyser, West Virginia. She was the only girl of 5 children from that Union. She graduated from Piedmont High School in 1961.

Missionary Russell retired from the State of Ohio in 2009, where she worked 46 years as an Administrative Assistant III.

In 1973, she joined the Pool of Bethesda Church of the Living God International Inc. under the leadership of Bishop Joseph White, D.D. D.Min. Missionary Russell served faithfully for 46 years. She was a member of the Missionary Department, Usher Department, Adult Choir, and Senior Choir. She loved her pastor and her church.

Missionary Russell was proceeded in death by: Father, Mr. William Albert Russell, Mother, Mrs. Sarah Rebecca Russell. Brothers:Manuel Russell, Robert Fisher, Richard Russell, Keith Russell, Sisters:Jean Johnson, Arliss Vaughn.

She leaves to cherish her memory,her son:Elder Eric (Chrisiana) Russell, her daughters: Amy Russell, and Sara Russell, her brother: Wayne (Priscilla) Russell, her grandchildren: Timothy Russell, Heaven Russell, Mya Wade Russell,Faith Russell, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, church family, and friends.

Visitation 11:00 AM and Funeral Service 12:00 PM Monday, December 2, 2019 at Pool of Bethesda Church, 2600 McCutcheon Rd.

Interment at Union Cemetery Association.

Condolence Messages

  1. To: Elder Eric Russell, Amy, Missy, and, Tim Russell- You are in my thoughts and prayers.


    Minister Lisa Clark

  2. To my loving cousins Eric, Amy ,Missy and your children. Aunt Carolyn will be missed but always remembered.
    We Love you from the Vaughn Family

  3. Rest in peace faithful believer, God bless your family in their grief and heartbreak

  4. Philemeen Mangal

    My sincere condolences to the Russell family. May our Lord comfort you during these days…

  5. To: Missy Russell and the entire Russell family. Please accept my deepest and heartfelt condolences to you. My heart goes out to you during your time of sorrow. I am thinking of you, and praying for you.

  6. Shamaiah Talley (Merriman)

    I love you, and pray that God will comfort you during this time. He will take care of you.

  7. Christopher Turner

    To the Russell family my prayers in your time of need she will always be missed and I love you all.

  8. The Stephens Family

    To the Russell’s,
    Our thoughts, prayers and love are with each of you. May the God of all comfort, comfort and stablish your hearts. Mom has entered into her rest. Glory to God in the highest…
    The Stephens

  9. Minister Ella Rudd of the Memphis Worship Center

    To the Russell family a soldier has gone home and a beautiful flower unto the Lord. Soar on family the Lord is watching over you all!

  10. Elder LaToya Smith

    To the Russell family,
    My prayers and condolences to all. May the lord comfort and strengthen you all during this time. I love you all.

  11. Adrian and Tabitha Hines

    We love you and are praying for you all, knowing God is the God of all comfort.

  12. Ministers Alex and Kimberly Agyemang and family

    Mere words cannot allay the grief you feel from such a significant loss. But our God is the Father of mercies and the God of all comfort. He will minister a spirit of peace and roll away every heavy burden. We love you and are praying for you and your family.

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